EventBridge / Client / list_rules



Lists your Amazon EventBridge rules. You can either list all the rules or you can provide a prefix to match to the rule names.

The maximum number of results per page for requests is 100.

ListRules does not list the targets of a rule. To see the targets associated with a rule, use ListTargetsByRule.

See also: AWS API Documentation

Request Syntax

response = client.list_rules(
  • NamePrefix (string) – The prefix matching the rule name.

  • EventBusName (string) – The name or ARN of the event bus to list the rules for. If you omit this, the default event bus is used.

  • NextToken (string) – The token returned by a previous call to retrieve the next set of results.

  • Limit (integer) – The maximum number of results to return.

Return type:



Response Syntax

    'Rules': [
            'Name': 'string',
            'Arn': 'string',
            'EventPattern': 'string',
            'Description': 'string',
            'ScheduleExpression': 'string',
            'RoleArn': 'string',
            'ManagedBy': 'string',
            'EventBusName': 'string'
    'NextToken': 'string'

Response Structure

  • (dict) –

    • Rules (list) –

      The rules that match the specified criteria.

      • (dict) –

        Contains information about a rule in Amazon EventBridge.

        • Name (string) –

          The name of the rule.

        • Arn (string) –

          The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the rule.

        • EventPattern (string) –

          The event pattern of the rule. For more information, see Events and Event Patterns in the Amazon EventBridge User Guide.

        • State (string) –

          The state of the rule.

        • Description (string) –

          The description of the rule.

        • ScheduleExpression (string) –

          The scheduling expression. For example, “cron(0 20 * * ? *)”, “rate(5 minutes)”. For more information, see Creating an Amazon EventBridge rule that runs on a schedule.

        • RoleArn (string) –

          The Amazon Resource Name (ARN) of the role that is used for target invocation.

          If you’re setting an event bus in another account as the target and that account granted permission to your account through an organization instead of directly by the account ID, you must specify a RoleArn with proper permissions in the Target structure, instead of here in this parameter.

        • ManagedBy (string) –

          If the rule was created on behalf of your account by an Amazon Web Services service, this field displays the principal name of the service that created the rule.

        • EventBusName (string) –

          The name or ARN of the event bus associated with the rule. If you omit this, the default event bus is used.

    • NextToken (string) –

      Indicates whether there are additional results to retrieve. If there are no more results, the value is null.


  • EventBridge.Client.exceptions.InternalException

  • EventBridge.Client.exceptions.ResourceNotFoundException